|Role of the Engineer's Office in the development of the University of California campuses - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley|
Description: Interview with H. B. Foster. Comments on his grandfather, James Sinclair of Hudson's Bay Company fame and his father, Hugh Foster, an 1850 California settler; pre-earthquake San Francisco; college days at Berkeley, 1902-1906; engineering faculty; work as engineer with various water supply companies; association with University in Engineer's Office; Ralph P. Merritt and Robert G. Sproul; surveying work and real estate transactions for new campuses.Note: Part 2 ends abruptly.Collectio...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Foster, H. B. (Herbert Bismarck); University of California, Berkeley; Edwards Fields and Stadium (Berkeley, Calif.); Engineers--California; Water-supply--California; Surveying--California; Signs and signboards--California--Berkeley; San Francisco (Calif.)--Description and travel; Sinclair, James; Foster, Hugh; Merritt, Ralph Palmer, 1883-1963; Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975